[lip-uh-ree; Italian lee-pah-ree]
- a group of volcanic islands N of Sicily, belonging to Italy. 44 sq. mi. (114 sq. km).
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- a group of volcanic islands under Italian administration off the N coast of Sicily: remains that form a continuous record from Neolithic times. Chief town: Lipari. Pop: 10 554 (2001). Area: 114 sq km (44 sq miles)Also called: Aeolian Islands Italian name: Isole Eolie (ˈiːzole eˈɔːlje)